Bike Lanes

The Most Bike-Friendly City In Every Single State

Alabama: AuburnAlabama is not known to be bike-friendly, and, in fact, ranked at the bottom of the annual rankings released by the League of American …

Cycling

7 things to know about the latest asinine south Minneapolis bike lane fight

All around the city, “Road Work” signs appear, streets are closed, and repairs commence. So, too, does road rage intensify into a fathomless, …

Urban Design

Is Baltimore bike-friendly enough for Amazon?

As Amazon seeks a site for a second North American headquarters, the Seattle-based online retail giant twice mentioned bike lanes in its request for …

Cycling

Capitol Hill Community Post | Bike Lane Installations on Pike-Pine Corridors Begin September 22-25

SDOT advises travelers that crews have begun prep work to install new bike lanes on Pike St and Pine St between 2nd Ave and 8th Ave for the Pike-Pine …

Seattle

My name is Kevin and I am a gentrifier

When Kevin Makins and his wife Meg moved downtown, they became part of a wave of change<p>My name is Kevin, and I'm a gentrifier.<p>Nine years ago my wife …

Bicycle Commuting

101 ways to improve transportation in your city

These small things that can make a big impact<p>Whether you live in the farthest suburb or in the heart of downtown, how you move around your city shapes your social interactions, your job, and even your family dynamics. Peruse the news, however, and you’ll find a laundry list of transportation …

Urban Design

Denver is inconvenient, annoying, slow and unsafe for cyclists

When I came to Denver to work at The Denver Post for eight weeks, I had to make a choice: Get a rental car for roughly $1,000 a month or ride the …

Cycling

Check out the bike paths that displaced Uptown tent cities

The protests quieted, the folks living under the Wilson and Lawrence avenue viaducts are moving on, the tents and other belongings were cleared away -- but what exactly is the city planning to do under those bridges along Lake Shore Drive?<p>Part of the work is to repair the crumbling viaducts, but …

Urban Design

'Livid' residents call for new Woodbine bike lanes to be removed

They're not even done yet, but residents want new Woodbine bike lanes removed<p>Construction of new bike lanes along Woodbine Avenue in the east end …

Cycling

Biking in Boston: A local’s guide on how to get there routinely and safely

Though not necessarily fast<p>Doug Johnson is the community organizer for the Boston Cyclists Union. The group’s mission is pretty much in its name: Making the Boston region a better place for bicycling year-round.<p>Johnson allowed Curbed Boston to pick his brain regarding bicycling in the area, …

Cycling

Cyclists take to social media to call out vehicles that block bike lanes

Group’s co-founder says more enforcement and infrastructure is needed<p>A group of Montreal cyclists hope a popular new Facebook group called …

Cycling

3 Signs That Gentrification Is Inevitably Coming to Your Neighborhood

When she returned one evening from what I thought was a routine dog walk around the neighborhood, my partner was nearly in tears. Perplexed and …

Liberal View

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

The (Munster) Times. September 15, 2017<p>Region emissions tests are legal extortion<p>It's just one of many examples of how the federal government sends …

Business

Tory's traffic plan, Complete Streets, a complete mess

Another day. Another plan to reduce gridlock. Another photo op at which Mayor John Tory stood behind his “Get Traffic Moving” podium, this time on …

Canadian News

The protected Second Avenue bike lane is growing

Work starts Monday to bring the protected bike lane into Belltown<p>Drivers and cyclists might notice that Second Avenue on the south end of Belltown is a little torn up over the next couple of weeks. But after it’s all over, the Second Avenue cycle track will be that much longer.<p>The original …

Cycling

All-day Transit Lanes Considered for 3rd Ave

Bus lane recommendations Image: One Center City<p>The latest iteration of the One Center City plan considers 3rd Ave transit-only all day, a cycle track …

Seattle

Commentary: As cyclists, this is what we're up against

I’m not ashamed to admit that I spent a lot of time thinking about how and why people hate cyclists.<p>I see and hear the rancor when I’m pedaling …

Cycling

The culture war in the bike lane

Like any other couple in South Philadelphia, Leigh Goldenberg and her husband, Aaron Bauman, have a family vehicle. Theirs just happens to be a …

Cycling

Five Things to Know: Bike lane usage up, B.C. sees income growth, Park Board mulls balloon ban

<i>Here are five things you need to know.</i><b>Hot summer leads to increase in bike lane usage, city says</b>Nobody wants to spend a sweltering summer day in a …

Canadian News

Hot summer leads to record bike lane use, City of Vancouver says | The Province

This summer’s fine weather has been a boon to cyclists — and the city of Vancouver says they’ve got the numbers to prove it.<p>According to data …

Canadian News

Woodbine bike lanes defy all logic

When Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon held her little cyclepath party last Saturday to celebrate the opening of the controversial bike lanes on …

Canadian News

NYC's Future Leaders Weigh in on How to Handle the L Train Shutdown

At a community forum the candidates running for open city council seats offered their thoughts on the coming clusterfuck.<p><i>In early 2019, the L train in New York City will shut down for 15 months to repair damage caused during Hurricane Sandy. Leading up to the closure, VICE will be providing</i> …

Subscriber Post: The Defensive Rider and dooring

Sketch by John Liu for BikePortland.<i>This is BP subscriber John Liu’s second article. The first one was about right-hooks.</i>This series of posts is …

Cycling

Get ready for some more traffic chaos, Minneapolis

When Franklin Avenue shuts down near I-35W to rebuild a bridge, MnDOT’s detour for the nearly 15,000 cars that use Franklin Avenue each day will go …

Bicycle Commuting

Plan to drive up parking prices in Toronto a Tory tax grab: Ford

A plan to increase the price to park at street meters and in Green P lots in Toronto is nothing more than a tax grab, Doug Ford says.<p>Ford, a former …

Canadian News

Drake motorcade bullies its way through downtown Toronto traffic

<b>NOTE:</b> <i>The above video contains foul language. Watch at your own discretion.</i><p>Drake is under fire after what appears to be his motorcade was caught on …

Canadian News

These Pre-Fab Bike Lane Barriers Could Help Keep Cyclists Safe

What can cities do to find protected bike lanes that are cheap, flexible, and easy to install? A Minneapolis-based design studio might have the answer.<p>It's no surprise that, when it comes to safety, some cyclists want more than simple bike lanes. And increasingly, their demands are taking the form …

Cycling

Pugh signs bill increasing penalties for motorists who park in bike lanes

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has signed a bill to increase penalties for motorists who park in bike lanes.The legislation, sponsored by City …

Bicycle Commuting

Why are more cyclists suffering serious injuries on the road?

Cyclists are suffering more serious injuries in road crashes than ever before, leading to significant disability, our new study shows.But what is …

Cycling